Members - El Amine, Adnan

El Amine, Adnan

Doctorate (d'Etat) ES Letters and Human Sciences, Sorbonne, Paris, France, 1991

Professor, Department of Education, American University of Beirut Consultant, UNESCO Office in Beirut

American University of Beirut

UNESCO Office in Beirut

Sociology of Education, Educational Systems' Assessment, Higher Education, Quality Assurance

General coordinator (IIE-LAES, 2010), Classification of higher Education in the Arab Countries: A Pilot Study

Member of the coordination committee (LAES, 2010), Establishing National Agency for Quality Assurance in Lebanon

General coordinator (UNESCO, 2010), Establishing Regional Committees for Quality Assurance of Programs in the Arab Countries



(2012) Higher Education Classification in the Middle East and North Africa, (co-author), New York, Institute of International Education, 58 pages



(2010): Towards an Arabic Higher Education Space: International Challenges and Social Responsibilities (co-editor) UNESCO office in Beirut, 896 pages (Arabic), 796 pages (English).


(2010):    Twenty Years after Taef Agreement: What Lebanese Legislator Issued and What Reforms Implemented?, Defense National Review, 72 (April) pp 5-48 (in Arabic).


(2009): Feasibility Study on the Ways of Cooperation in Quality Assurance of Higher Education in the Arab Countries, UNESCO office in Beirut, 178 pages (in Arabic).


(2009):  Meta-Issues Involved in Research in Arab States: Reflections of a Social Scientist, In: Boujaoude Saouma, Dagher, Zoubeida R. (editors), The World of Science Education-Arab States, The Netherlands, Rotterdam, pp 257-265.


 (2009):  Endowment and Economy of Higher Education in the Arab Countries, in: Second Arab Report on Cultural Development, Beirut, Arab Thought Foundation.


(2008): The Psychological Conditions of Children and Youth in Lebanon after the July War 2006, (directed by), Beirut, Lebanese Association for Educational Studies (LAES), 246p (in English and in Arabic).


(2008): Education and Citizenship in Lebanon, (co-author), Beirut, UNDP, (in Arabic).


(2008):  Higher Education in the Arab Countries, in: First Arab Report on Cultural Development, Beirut, Arab Thought Foundation, pp 13-206 (in Arabic).


(2007):  Status of Lebanese Teachers in the Light of International Recommendation of 1966, In: Workshop to Introduce International Recommendation on the Status of Teachers, Lebanese National Commission for UNESCO, pp 29-89 (in Arabic).


(2006):  A Discussion of Social Change and…Education, in Suzanne Abdul-Reda Abourjeily (Coordinator), Studies in Education and Social Change in the Arab Countries, Beirut, Lebanese Association for Educational Studies, pp 11-56 (in Arabic).


(2005): Quality Assurance in Arab Universities (directed by), Beirut, Lebanese Association for Educational Studies (LAES), 728p. (in Arabic).


 (2005): Reform of General Education in The Arab Countries (directed by), UNESCO-LAES (in Arabic).


(2005): Socialization and Habitus, Beirut- Casablanca, Al Markaz Athakafi AlArabi, 208 p. (in Arabic).


(2004):  Educational Reform: Nine Principles and Five Issues, in Options for Lebanon (edited by Nawaf Salam), London-New York, Center for Lebanese Studies, pp 209-254 (in English and Arabic).


(2003):  Educational Statistics in Lebanon: Achievements and Problems, in: National Statistics and Development In Lebanon, Beirut, LCPS, pp 159-179, (in Arabic).


(2002):  The State and Higher Education, in: Towards a Policy for Higher Education in Lebanon, Chamber of Deputies-UNDP, pp. 67-104, (in Arabic).


(2002): Education, Globalization and Development, in Globalization: Towards a Lebanese Agenda, UNDP, NHDR, pp 97-115.


(2001): Educational Administration in the Arab States (directed by), Beirut, LAES, 468p. (in Arabic).


(2001): The Concept of University Autonomy, in: Awrak Jamiya (University Papers), pp. 125-151, (in Arabic).


(2001): Reinvention of the University, in: Bahithat, Seventh Book: Universities in Lebanon and the Arab World, pp. 386-399, (in Arabic).


(2000):  Lebanese Association for Educational Studies: An Attempt to Build an Academic Space, in: Fasheh, Munir (Editor): Arab Education Forum, May 20-23, 1999, Harvard University, LAES-Kuwaiti Society for the Advancement of Arab Children, Dhahran Ahliyyah Schools, pp. 81-88, (in Arabic).


(2000): National Choices on Education in Lebanon, in: Linking Economic Growth and Social Development in Lebanon, UNDP Conference, Beirut 11-13 January 2000, pp. 103-128, (in Arabic), English Abstract pp. 143-145.


(1999): The Lebanese University, Issues and Prospects for Reform (directed by), Beirut, Dar Annahar-LAES, 201p. (In Arabic).



(1999): Political Fan and Youth Maturity: What Educational Policy for Youth in Lebanon, in: UNESCO Seminar on Building Policies for Youth to Meet Social Transformation in Lebanon, Beirut, November 27, 2000, pp. 110-139, (in Arabic).


(1999): State and Higher Education in the Lebanese Pluralistic Society, in: Ligue des Professeurs à l'Université Libanaise (LPUL): Rôle de l'Université dans une société pluraliste-Le cas du Liban, Beyrouth, LPUL-Unesco-FISE, pp 40-52, (in Arabic).


(1998): University Students in Lebanon: Background and Attitudes, The Heritage of Divisions, (Co-Author), Beirut, LAES , 480p. (in Arabic).


(1998):  The Lebanese University and the Sectarian Solidarity, AL Marquab (the Observatory), No. 2. (in Arabic).


(1998):  Building the Lebanese Home and the Puzzle of Education, Culture and State, in: Le temps du Cénacle Libanais, cinquante ans de conference, Beyrouth, Dar Annahar, pp. 623-630, (in Arabic).


(1997): Higher Education in Lebanon (directed by), Beirut, LAES, 676 p. (in Arabic).


(1997):  Social Dimensions of General Education in Lebanon, Dirasat Loubnania (Lebanese Studies), No. 3-4, pp. 41-69, (in Arabic).


(1996):  About the Organization of the Lebanese University, Addifa’ Al Watani (Défense Nationale), (No. 15,1996) pp. 100-129, (in Arabic).


(1995): Planning to Improve The Quality of Education, UNESO, (Editor), 186 p. (in Arabic).


(1994): Education in Lebanon: Views and Scenes, Beirut, Dar EL Jadid, 199 p. (in Arabic).


(1994):  America's Universities, Progress Account and Accountability, Abwab, No. 2, pp. 78-91, (in Arabic).


(1994):  Hétérogénéité de l’enseignement et déqualification du travail éducatif, in Le Liban aujourd’hui, sous la direction de Fadia Kiwan , Paris, CNRS , pp. 151-165.


(1994): Teaching Profession and Wool Knitting, Recherches Pédagogiques (College of Education), No 15, pp 27-41, (in Arabic).


(1993): Assessment of Elementary Education Development in Bahrain, Bahrain, Center for Educational Research and Development, 391p.(In Arabic).


 (1993): The Social Heterogeneity: Sociology of the Educational Opportunity in the Arab World; Beirut, Sharikat Almatbouhat Littawzih Wannashr, 271 p. (in Arabic).


(1992): Ethnology of Education (Translation), Beirut, Arab Institute for Development, 196 p.


 (1991): Editor: Education Nouvelle (UNESCO), Nos. 52-53, Special Issue, Indexes and Abstracts: 1963- 1990.